Attacker Hiroki Abe of Kashima Antler (m) celebrates his hit.
The Japanese have qualified for that duel by Saturday in Abu Dhabi to win Deportivo Guadalajara, 3-2.
The Mexicans came by Angel Zaldivar quickly on ahead. After the resumption came Antlers back by Ryota Nagaki, Serginho (penalty kick) and Hiroki Abe. Far in injury time Leo Silva still 3-2.
Kashima Antlers will play Wednesday against Real Madrid, that was the first world title for the third consecutive time to win.